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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-29-2012, 11:57 PM
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Posted By longbeach
Interesting, I have one also in with my TT's, it...

Interesting, I have one also in with my TT's, it was part of a recent hatch. A friend of mine who bought some TT's from me also found one or 2 in his tank.

Mine have crossed with CRS and are...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-18-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,367
Posted By longbeach
Very nice tank!! It maybe a little...

Very nice tank!!

It maybe a little stressful for Apistos. They tend to like a bit more shaded areas and will color up nice.

You are on the right track and a nice job.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-14-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,600
Posted By longbeach
I bought an APEC RO Countertop unit years ago...

I bought an APEC RO Countertop unit years ago (7).

It's cost is approx $250.00. Hooks on the sink, any sink.

Never yet have replaced the membrane ,only the the 2 prefilters.

It is 4...
Forum: Plants   11-03-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By longbeach
OK, thanks, will do!

OK, thanks, will do!
Forum: Plants   11-03-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By longbeach
Loking for some plants

oops, I meant "looking" not "loking"


Anyone have some:

Water Sprite (Ceratopteris Thalicrordes) and Java Moss ?
I've been putting it off and need to get some before big winter freezes set...
Forum: Fish   11-01-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By longbeach
And Angelfish !!!

And Angelfish !!!
Forum: Fish   10-25-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By longbeach
very nice and a good ton of eggs. Be sure your...

very nice and a good ton of eggs.
Be sure your water parameters are good and leave them alone.... if its a first time spawn it may fail. It often takes a couple of trys for them to get it right.
I...
Forum: Aquascaping   10-15-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By longbeach
One thing to keep in mind, irreguardless of the...

One thing to keep in mind, irreguardless of the rock type, is that sparkly rocks rarely stay that way in an aquarium, unless you plan on periodically scrubbing them.

I tried putting large quartz...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-14-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By longbeach
I add approx 1 quart of tap water for every 4-5...

I add approx 1 quart of tap water for every 4-5 gallons of RO water to get a Ph of approx 6.6. And adjust my TDS with Seachem Equilibrium.

It's time for me to get a new membrane for the RO...
Forum: DIY   10-09-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,767
Posted By longbeach
My house was built in the 50's.... copper...

My house was built in the 50's.... copper pipes....never have had a problem. Keeping OEBT's, TT's, CRS, CBS and mischlings all is and has been ok. I think new copper pipes need to "age". Anyway I...
Forum: Equipment   09-26-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By longbeach
low ph testers

Anyone using any low Ph testers??
I would like to find a good but economical tester that will go below 6.0
Would like to be able from 0 on up.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-25-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By longbeach
Very Nice !!!!! Good job culling and breeding!!

Very Nice !!!!! Good job culling and breeding!!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-21-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By longbeach
Well then, my humble apologies...poret foam is...

Well then, my humble apologies...poret foam is the greatest, another topic from here but try it it!! I have a 55 gallon using a poret filter... out standing!!!
Anyway sorry bud........

Back to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-21-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By longbeach
Nubster, I agree with you, but over time a poret...

Nubster, I agree with you, but over time a poret foam insert will out last an ATI....eventually the Poret will last. Sorry to cause your coment...but the ATI is a great starter. Maybe I worded my...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-20-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By longbeach
I get/got the ATI sponge filters from Ken's...

I get/got the ATI sponge filters from Ken's online. I will be swapping out the sponges eventually for the Poret type foam.... anyway....I keep 2 in every tank as mentioned above, and alternate...
Forum: Fish   09-20-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By longbeach
You have 2 males. The people at...

You have 2 males.

The people at apistogramma.com are very helpful and knowledgable but unfortunately it is not always very active. Patience and you will get all the details from them.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-26-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By longbeach
Mine appear to be like your picture 1, but are...

Mine appear to be like your picture 1, but are tiny and I need to wait a couple of weeks.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-26-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By longbeach
TT's X CRS

Well, I have read on here that crossing TT's and CRS is very unlikely so have been keeping my CRS in the TT tank.

It happened! I now have a cross between the 2 shrimps.

Very young babies...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-28-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By longbeach
Just have to love the post office

Crisis at the POST OFFICE,
Our post mistress called the house and told my wife to get Ted.... she had a box and the bottom was soaked!! (not quite that bad)

I got there and she had it on the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-24-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By longbeach
Fairly common to have... a CRS will show up now...

Fairly common to have... a CRS will show up now and then if it has 2 red genes. My understanding is that any other combination will remain CBS ie: red and black genes or black and black genes. If...
Forum: Fish   07-09-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By longbeach
Ty calling the breeder you bought them from. ...

Ty calling the breeder you bought them from. that person probably has some good RAM knowledge.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-09-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By longbeach
Looks like a Rotifer

Looks like a Rotifer
Forum: Fish   06-29-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,018
Posted By longbeach
The Java Fern smoothy didn't do much....but try...

The Java Fern smoothy didn't do much....but try Java Fern Iced Tea with a shot or two of raspberry vodka..... oops, Yippee got to go, my wifes calling again!!!!.....
Forum: Fish   06-29-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,018
Posted By longbeach
Hot today.....going to try a JAVA SMOOTHY !!!!...

Hot today.....going to try a JAVA SMOOTHY !!!! thanks for the tip!!!
Forum: Equipment   06-25-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,349
Posted By longbeach
If they have the tanks stacked at angles on the...

If they have the tanks stacked at angles on the floor, double check the seams and bottoms for cracks and that the seems look good.

I bought 3 and had to return 2 of them!! No problem...
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